How JRPG Character Design Has Changed Over the Years

I think this probably applies to how the definition of whats cool in Anime and video games has changed over the past 15 or so years. Male lead characters these days are disheveled, broody, and effeminate exuding a why am I doing this rather than a I can do this attitude.

This from the company that wrote a character who could suplex a train!

Via Reddit